Florentina Almăjanu

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Summary of experience
2007-present: CFA Romania; Managing Director (part time job)
2015-present: Institute of Financial Studies; Member of the Committee Board
2006-2017: National Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies from Romania – UNSAR; Director General
199-2006: National Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies from Romania – UNSAR; General Secretary
1995-1997: National Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies from Romania – UNSAR; Assistant of the General Secretary
1993-1995: “Dimitrie Cantemir” University, university secretary
1992-1993: Import – Export Companies, engineer
1990-1992: IRNE Magurele – Nuclear Power Plant designer, engineer
1988-1990: CNE Cernavoda – Nuclear Power Plant, engineer

Job experiences
Managing Director – CFA Romania; part time job
(Chartered Financial Analyst – Romania, member of CFA Institute, USA) September 2007 – present
• Responsible for the Association administrative and project management activities
• Organizing important events (e.g. CFA Forecast Dinner, CFA Research Challenge, CFA Charter Awards etc.)
• Advocacy activities – relational activities with specific regulating institutions and authorities, in order to maintain and develop good interconnections
• Consultancy in public relations and affairs
• Negotiations of all types of contracts – concluding contracts with sponsors and suppliers for pertinent activities in benefit of the Association
Key deliverables
• Support the increase of membership from 70 to 210 members over the period of the last ten years
• Increased the awareness of CFA title and recognition of the Association activities by inducing the members of voluntary activities to maintain and good beneficial relations with different press people, academic personalities and other stakeholders
• Promote and sustain the ethical standards on the Romanian Financial Market
Member of the Institute of Financial Studies Committee Board
• Taking decisions and consent on the budget, human resources and development issues August 2015 – present
Director General 
National Association of Insurance and June 2006 – May 2017
Reinsurance Companies from Romania – UNSAR
• Reporting to: Committee Board and General Assembly
• People Management: managing the activities of all the technical insurance working groups, coordinating the external contractors such as law firms, public relations and public affairs, including four direct reporting employees
• Concept, development of the Action Plan of the Association submitted to the approval of the General Assembly, supervising and running its implementation
• Responsible for carrying out of all budget and financial issues
• Representing the Association; public relation and public affairs activities as well as the spokesperson of the organization
• Promoting the Association relationships with internal and international bodies
• Responsible for the organization of all public and domestic events
• Member of the Executive Committee of Insurance Europe (European federation of national association of insurers), representing the interests of the Romanian Insurance Market
Key deliverables
• During this period I achieved significant success in growing UNSAR’s activity and recognition; the major result of the last two years was that obtaining the deductibility for facultative health insurance
• Actively managed and supervised the activity of the working groups, technical teams and external contractors
• Responsible for domestic and foreign networking and representation in all public formal events
• Supervised and negotiated all types of documents with the point of view of the Association members that was submitted to authorities (Financial Supervisory Authority, Parliament, Government, Competition Council etc.)

Previous professional assignments
1988-1990: CNE engineer Cernavoda – Nuclear Power Plant
• Engineer to the technical Department – central operator of the Nuclear Power Plant
• Technical coordination of the relation between designer, reactor builder and central operator of the Nuclear Power Plant while in site
1990-1992: engineer IRNE Magurele – Nuclear power plant designer
• Design engineer to the project coordination Department
• Chef designer in charge of the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant complex technical projects
1992-1993: engineer Import – Export Companies
• Engineer of the sales and commercial Department
• Coordinate the logistical operation for distribution, offer sales, invoicing and other commercial documents, including the stocks administration and customers relationships
1993-1995: university secretary Dimitrie Cantemir-University
• University curricula and timetables administration, scheduling exams, relationships with professors and students
• Preparing the documentation required for the Ministry of Education for legal licensing

• The Bucharest Polytechnic Institute, The Faculty of Electrotechnics and Energetics – Nuclear Energy Engineering
• Master in Finance and Insurance organized by The Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest, The Faculty of Finance Insurance Banks and Stock Exchange
• Scholarship in “Health and Pension Fund Risk Management” – The University of Wisconsin at La Crosse organized by Georgetown University – East Central European Scholarship Program
• Course “School of Public Policies and Legislative Campaigns” organized by the Institute for Popular Studies, Hanns Seidel Foundation and Point Public Affairs
• Certificate of professional competencies; Postgraduate program of training and professional development “Economic Diplomacy and International Business”, Field of Study “Law, Econo- my and International Business, Sciences of Communication– Faculty of Law – Transilvania University of Brasov
• Train the Trainers Certificate – course organized by the Insurance And Pensions Institute
• Training in “Negotiation Ability”, organized with the support of UNDP and UN-DESA
• Various trainings in insurance and reinsurance field
• Various training in nuclear power field